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Abura-sumashi (油すまし, “Oil Presser”) is a creature from the folklore of Amakusa in Kumamoto prefecture. This spirit, which surprises people on the Kusazumigoe mountain pass, is thought to be the ghost of a human who stole oil.

In Yoshiyuki Kuroda’s The Great Yokai War (aka Yokai Monsters: Spook Warfare, 1968), Abura-sumashi is depicted as the leader of the yokai, who leads the Japanese apparitions to victory over the Babylonian demon Daimon.